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Author: Veronica Brown

01.09.17

Aurelija Fitzpatrick: Tales from the Top of a South African Mountain

Although she lives closest to the Edgewater Library Branch, Aurelija Fitzpatrick, a member of our Junior Board, frequents Harold Washington the most. Loving new sights and scenes, she visits Harold Washington for a respit from work – and she travels the world to explore new scenes abroad. Here, Aurelija shares her current reads and some fun tales of her travels.

12.06.16

The Library is a Launching Pad Where Curiosity Takes Flight

The Boeing Company likes to say it makes the impossible, possible. “From producing a single canvas-and-wood airplane to transforming how we fly over oceans and into the stars…” And it’s that reaching for the stars, and inspiring young people with possibilities, that distinguish the transformative programs Boeing supports through its gifts to the Chicago Public Library Foundation.

11.29.16

Creating a Library Legacy is a Family Matter

When someone makes an extraordinary mark on the world, how do you best sustain that work after he is gone? For the McMullan family, it wasn’t just about sustaining the spirit of husband/father James McMullan, it was how to scale his remarkable legacy, strengthen its impact and broaden its reach for years to come.